One by one, high-profile Massachusetts Republicans are bowing out of the special election for John Kerry’s U.S. Senate seat, leaving the party in search of a candidate capable of giving the Democrats a run for their money.
Scandal-plagued Democratic U.S. Rep. John Tierney fended off a fierce challenge from Republican Richard Tisei to win re-election.
One of the most heated Congressional races is the battle in the 6th District of Massachusetts.
U.S. Rep. John Tierney and challenger Richard Tisei butted heads on health care, gun control and the controversy surrounding the illegal gambling business operated by Tierney’s brothers-in-law.
Accusations that Democratic Congressman John Tierney knew about his family’s illegal gambling business appear to have taken a toll on his shot at re-election.
Democratic U.S. Rep. John Tierney and his Republican challenger Richard Tisei wrangled in their first debate over who would be more independent if elected to represent Massachusetts’ 6th Congressional District.
There will be several debates coming up between incumbent Democratic Congressman John Tierney and Republican challenger Richard Tisei, and the issue of Tierney’s wife being sent to prison briefly on gambling charges will most likely come up.
Republican congressional hopeful Richard Tisei has raised more in campaign donations than Democratic U.S. Rep. John Tierney during the most recent fundraising quarter.
Rep. John Tierney said his two brothers-in-law were attempting to “blame anyone but themselves” for their legal problems, and he maintained that he had done nothing dishonest.
Rep. John Tierney’s brother-in-law says the congressman knew all about the illegal gambling operation.
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